Eviction Prevention and Rental Assistance Program: 2020 Data Review

In August 2020, King County created the Eviction Prevention and Rental Assistance Program (EPRAP) to assist households economically impacted by the coronavirus. EPRAP offered up to six months of rental assistance on behalf of tenants. Landlords also had to forgive any rent owed beyond six months, agree to freeze rent until April 1st 2021, and…

Inclusionary Zoning Community Discussion

King County DCHS & DLS are hosting an Inclusionary Zoning Community Discussion on March 20th, 2021 from 1:00 pm-3:30 pm. Please join us to learn more about Inclusionary Zoning and give feedback on potential local applications to increase affordable housing in Skyway-West Hill and North Highline! All community members are invited to join this important…

King County Veterans Program now in Northgate

The King County Veterans Program (KCVP) Seattle office now has a new home. Formerly located in Belltown, KCVP Seattle is now located in Northgate. Starting today, March 15, the new location at the Northgate Executive Center II is open for in person services. A relocation to Northgate helps KCVP expand outreach efforts to diverse communities…

Vets Engaged: reducing social isolation among veterans in King County

Veterans returning from military service often face challenges reintegrating into civilian life that can result in social isolation. Vets Engaged, a Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy program, seeks to reduce social isolation among veterans by funding programs that cultivate a sense of belonging amongst veterans, helping to bridge the “civilian-military divide” between veterans, servicemembers…

Family walking through Seoula Gardens

Now Accepting Proposals to Establish and Manage the Community Partners Table of the Affordable Housing Committee

By: Ali Saperstein, Regional Affordable Housing Specialist King County DCHS is excited to announce a unique consulting opportunity to establish and manage the Community Partners Table (Table) of the Affordable Housing Committee (Committee). About The Table will represent the people most negatively affected by the regional housing crisis—including cost-burdened Black, Indigenous, and People of Color…

New child care subsidies for student veterans

In partnership with the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) Child Care Resources has launched a Veteran Student Child Care Subsidy program to support veteran students with the costs of child care while they pursue their post-secondary education or training program. Child Care Resources, a trusted community partner who has worked to support children…